Monday February 24th 2020

This is the Section called Stanly Falls at Ioco - used in the 1980 World Round - Outlaw Sponsored the section., hence the big sign at the top. - The pic was taken by Harlow Rankin.
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I think you could say that most of the top riders in the World, began by riding Trials - Roger was  a 2 time Champion of Belgium  and is seen here on a Greeves ( Sorry no idea who took the pic)
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And here is Giacomo Agostini trying a Sherpa T.  ( For our younger readers - He was a many time World Road race Champ)
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And a Flashback to 1975 and the first ever FIM World Round in Canada. ( Yes it was 69 miles long with 40 sections - - We managed to get close to a 100 Volunteers for checking duties )  Not sure where this result list came from, but there are a number of rider’s names misspelled   ( Sorry Roger !!)

But just look at the number of regular Canadian Club riders listed - How times have changed.
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Sad to see another British Motorcycle Factory move to Thailand !! - This just after the latest shut down of Norton with stories of fraud, leaving workers without their pension money.


Another February snow pic - this from 2015 & shows Matt trying my Evo 200 demo at Bear Ridge - he later bought one for himself - but this bike was sold to a guy in Winnipeg.

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I see that the UK continues to have  bad flooding - some of the worst spots are close to where we lived in North Wales, with many roads impassable.

Looking out our office window today - it’s a dreary day with a mix of snow & rain.


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